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Greek, Turkish Cypriot Leaders Meet to Try to Re-Unite Divided Island

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders are holding U.N.-mediated talks in an effort to end the four-decade-long stalemate that has kept their island divided. U.N. Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon opened the week long talks with words of encouragement for the task...

8 Turkish Officers Detained in Greece as Extradition Request Is Discussed

The eight Turkish officers who entered Greece illegally after the failed coup attempt in Turkey last July were arrested anew on Thursday, as part of the legal procedure to decide whether to extradite them to the neighboring country. An asylum...

Greek and Turkish Cypriots Work Together in Joint Church Restoration Project

Christian Greek Cypriots and Muslim Turkish Cypriots are about to complete a joint restoration project which aims at restoring and preserving a historic Christian monastery which is respected by both Christians and Muslims. The Apostolos Andreas monastery is to be...

The Telegraph Introduces Video with Basic Greek phrases

Telegraph has introduced the series ‘Phrases to get you furthest’- a video series where essential sayings, fun phrases and quirky idioms are taught in different languages. In its most recent video, a native Greek speaker teaches several key words and...

Greek FM Kotzias: No Country Can Totally Control its Borders

Bilateral relations, the refugee issue, the crises in several regions as well as the Cyprus issue were among the topics discussed during a working dinner hosted by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeir to his Greek counterpart Nikos Kotzias on...

Seventeen Dead as Migrant Boat Attempts to Reach Greece from Turkey

Seventeen migrants drowned Sunday when their boat capsized near the Turkish coast shortly after departing for the Greek island of Kos, the Anadolu news agency reported, citing the governor of the Turkish province of Mugla. Coast guard workers rescued 20...

Greece and Russia to Sign Political Deal on TurkStream Extension

A Greek delegation intends to sign a political Russia-Greece agreement on the support of a pipeline with Russian gas on the territory of Greece during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Greek Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis said. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

The Last Greeks of Princes’ Islands – (Full Documentary)

This documentary was originally filmed in 2009 and it has never been shown before. It was one of the very first Greek stories that inspired us to create Greek Reporter. We filmed it with no budget, just a camera and a dream: to...

Turkey’s EU Minister Bağış Hosts Minority Leaders

Turkish EU Minister Egemen Bağış hosted religious leaders and prominent figures from minority communities at a dinner, the Hurriyet Daily News reports. Speaking at the event, Bağış praised Turkey’s development in dealing with the problems of minorities and said issues...

"Kismet" Looks at Impact of Turkish Soaps on Women

Turkish soap operas have millions of fans all across the Balkans, the Middle East and North Africa and this is a well-known fact. But what remains largely unexplored, is how they have affected the social and religious lives of...